Obama's Goal of Ending Two Wars Now Slipping Beyond His Grasp

President Barack Obama’s promise to end two U.S. wars has receded beyond the horizon of his presidency. Having been pulled at least partway back into Iraq, Obama now is scrapping his goal of leaving Afghanistan by the time he leaves office. The...

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Lessons from Russia and the Future of Sanctions

Peter Harrell, an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Energy, Economics, and Security Program, examines what led U.S. policymakers to develop new sanctions tools for Russia and assesses their effectiveness now and...

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